Nine years of dedication to the cause: Laurentian Bank and its employees pleased to be participating again in the Media's Big

Nine years of dedication to the cause: Laurentian Bank and its employees 
pleased to be participating again in the Media's Big Food Drive 
MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pleasure that 
Laurentian Bank is renewing its association for a ninth consecutive year as a 
Friend of the Media's Big Food Drive. 
From November 26 through December 24, the Bank's 157 branches will serve as 
collection points for non-perishable food items and cash donations. During 
this period, a host of employees will be involved in the cause by looking 
after the in-branch collection of donations, by counting the money raised on 
December 6, as well as by collecting donations in the street that same day. 
"Our participation in the Media's Big Food Drive is important for all 
employees," underlines Stéphane Gagnon, Sales and Advising Manager senior 
vice-president, Marketing and Product Management at Laurentian Bank. "In fact, 
our entire organization is mobilizing its efforts, with hundreds of employees 
rolling up their sleeves to help bring some happiness to the lives of needy 
families. I invite the public to come visit us in our branches and to give 
generously in aid of the disadvantaged." 
Once again this year, some Bank branches will be serving as official counting 
stations on December 6. As such, we are pleased to be working in partnership 
with Garda, which will be offering its generous support with this activity. 
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that manages 
more than $35 billion in balance sheet assets and over $32 billion in assets 
under administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank was selected in 2012 as 
one of the 10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists program in 
recognition of its sustained success through the promotion of passion within 
its ranks. The Bank employs more than 4,000 people. 
Recognized for its excellent service, accessibility and conviviality, 
Laurentian Bank serves more than one million clients within market segments in 
which it holds an enviable position. In addition to occupying a prime place 
among consumers in Québec, where it operates the third largest branch 
network, the Bank has built a solid reputation across Canada in the area of 
real estate and commercial financing thanks to its teams working out of more 
than 35 offices in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. For its 
part, the institution's B2B Bank subsidiary is a Canadian leader in the 
provision of banking products to financial advisors and brokers, while 
Laurentian Bank Securities' expertise and effective integrated brokerage 
services are also widely recognized nationwide. 
Manon Stébenne Senior Manager Medias and Public Relations 514284-4500, 
extension 8232   
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